English Language Day is a must-have celebration for all interpreters and translators in the world.
From the very beginning, it was a quiet language on a small cluster of islands off the coast of Western Europe. It developed and spread all over the world during its’ history. It brings together everyone for trade and communication and serves as a second language in almost every nation. English has become the official language of nearly 60 countries.
Our colleague Milena Colombo, HR Talent Acquisition Specialist at Homeland Language Services, shared with us some interesting facts about her love story with English, the goal of our company and about the unique English word 😉
Watch this video together with us and find out what Milena told us.
If you want to know more about history of English Language Day, continue reading!
History Of English Language Day
The first mentions of the English Language were in the medieval England. The modern name of language derived from the Angles. The Angles were a West Germanic tribe that found its way to England, taking their name from the Anglia peninsula. English language has been taken on grammar, tones, and words from every language it has come into contact with.
English language became so powerful that it is now the Lingua France of the entire world.
The interesting fact, English also stands as one of the most complicated languages to learn as a second language (it stands with Japanese toe to toe).
What interesting facts do you know about English language?